July 6, 2014 11:40 pm

The Academic Week Ahead

Monday – July 7

Consider an MBA

MIT Sloan on the Road presentations arrive in Paris. Each year the US business school hosts a series of information sessions worldwide for prospective students. Other cities being visited this month include Athens, Istanbul and Tel Aviv.

Tuesday – July 8

Learn about Big Data

The Faculty of Engineering at University College London is running a networking session for students and innovators, investors, developers and other stakeholders in Canary Wharf. Ideas on big data and derivative modelling will be shared.

Wednesday – July 9

Study in China

Richard Bisset, a career consultant at Ceibs, is running a webinar on the demands made of students after they graduate from the MBA programme. The one hour session will discuss how students can differentiate themselves in a competitive market. There will also be comment from current MBA students and a Q&A.

Thursday – July 10

Find a job

A panel of experts will be answering questions live in the FT MBA Jobs Clinic between 14:00 and 15:00 BST. Experts include: Becky Eisen, an associate product manager at McCormick & Company and Kate Newton, recruitment director for Accenture in the UK and Ireland.

Friday – July 11

Go to summer school

The Behavioural Sciences Group at Warwick Business School has opened its second annual summer school on the theme of Decision Making under Uncertainty. The event is aimed at PhD and early career researchers.

The Academic Week Ahead will resume in September 2014.

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